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Jump For a Woman's Playsuit

Posted by James Brooks | Published 2012-12-11 13:50:38 | Culture

Derived from practical work-wear, playsuits and jumpsuits don’t have to look like garments for going to the building site or factory in But would you be happy arranging if the banking clerk or ...

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How to Market For a Theatre Performance

Posted by Ben Greenwood | Published 2012-12-11 08:18:14 | Culture

One of the hardest parts of putting on a theatre performance is knowing how to actually get people interested in watching the fruits of your labour What may have seemed straightforward at first become...

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Why Women Need Leather and Suede Jackets

Posted by James Brooks | Published 2012-12-09 06:17:50 | Culture

Leather jackets for women are probably a much more diverse affair than their male counterparts, spanning as they do the whole spectrum of formality, from the rough and ready tasselled biker jacket to ...

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Maxi Skirts – Take Fashion to the Max

Posted by James Brooks | Published 2012-12-09 06:17:50 | Culture

At first look, the maxi skirt is to the mini skirt what the Austin Maxi was to the Mini – a piece of 70s frumpery compared to its sexy 60s … erm … mother But that is to completely m...

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Why Retro Sportswear is a Winner For Men

Posted by James Brooks | Published 2012-12-04 23:07:21 | Culture

We take sportswear for granted nowadays to the point where only a fraction of the clothing made by the big sportswear manufacturers is actually bought for performing athletic activities Walk into a mo...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2012-12-04 23:07:21  •  299 Reads

1950s Dresses and Skirts

Posted by Sally R Johnson | Published 2012-12-04 22:18:36 | Culture

The 1950s era might seem like ancient history to anyone under he age of 21, separated as it is by two or three generations and filmed mainly in 2D black and white But the roots of our social and style...

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Valkyries, Harpies, Angels, And Mother Goose

Posted by Michelle Snyder | Published 2012-12-04 16:39:34 | Culture

Prehistoric survival required knowledge of approximate astronomy, largely based on knowledge of the location of north; at one time true north was not the North Star, but Cygnus, the swan constellation...

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Time to Get Sporty With Fashion, Girls

Posted by Sally R Johnson | Published 2012-12-04 05:54:59 | Culture

While sportswear doesn’t seem all that odd on men in a non-sporting context, it’s still relatively unusual on women It’s a strange thing, really, as both men and women engage in s...

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Leather Shorts

Posted by Sally R Johnson | Published 2012-12-04 05:26:55 | Culture

One of fashion’s mysteries is why leather seems fine above the belt and below the ankles but crosses some threshold of taste when covering, or partially covering, the legs Leather trousers outs...

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Nostradamus 2012 And The Art Of Successful Prediction

Posted by Morten St. George | Published 2012-12-04 03:07:40 | Culture

2012 is proving to be a record-setting year on the sheer quantity of Nostradamus predictions Beyond the Mayan end-of-the-world event, a shaky global economy, an upcoming presidential election, and a l...

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The Mysterious Green Man

Posted by Michelle Snyder | Published 2012-12-03 00:17:33 | Culture

Perhaps you know someone with the proverbial “green thumb” It seems every plant they touch thrives...

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Introduction to Symbology: The Double Eagle

Posted by Michelle Snyder | Published 2012-12-02 11:49:44 | Culture

Pictures and images surround us every day, competing for our attention They tell us about things we could have, do, and avoid...

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Explaining the Popularity of Denim Jackets

Posted by Chris Hake | Published 2012-12-01 08:59:27 | Culture

In the pantheon of casual wear, the denim jacket occupies an especially revered corner It’s the go-anywhere, do-anything jacket, equally at home on the red carpet sporting a designer label as i...

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